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the central valley looking good the scene limit and over the altamont pass and through livermore and we have road work eastbound dumbarton bridge in lanes for another hour. >> developing news from the south bay, the bomb squad will blow up another bomb today found the scene home of a santa clara man who is jailed on charges of making threats against a public official. we have the latest from the house where this starts. >> the c.h.p. is keeping a close watch on this house here where another homemade bomb was discovered on wednesday. they will blow it up later this morning and we are learning more surprised about the man who lives here. police searched the house two days ago after the homeowner made a threat against state senator ye, on tuesday, a homemade bomb were blown up by
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the bomb squad and a further search turned up more hazardous chemicals. what the c.h.p. is calling "usable bomb." >> actually, that isn't what we were looking for so it was an eye opener. didn't expect to find what we did, officially, so we are working on continuing to make seen safe as we process the evidence. >> another surprise, the suspect is a software engineer who worked directly with apple cofounder, steve wozniak who endorsed him on the linkedin profile saying he is the most generally skilled engineer. he is never dull and that keeps the rest of us inspireed. the suspect remains behind bars this morning in the santa clara county jail and the senator has planned a news conference for later this morning to talk about the threat against him which has to do with his efforts to bolster gun control laws.
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they plan to blow up the bomb found here yesterday and blow it up later this morning in a trailer that is designed to do exactly that. >> thank you, breaking news, olympic sprinter in satisfy after is charged with murder after his 30-year-old girlfriend was shot and killed in his home. the south africa media reports he mistook his girlfriend for an intruder. police are speculating that. and news in south africa reports she was waking him up to surprise him for valentine's day. he is a double amputee who competed in the london olympics running on blade legs. the bbc reports many in south africa keep weapons in their homes to protect themselves because of fears of intruders and break ins. katie marzullo will have a live report in 30 minutes. >> in san bernardino county a memorial continues to grow for
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the deputy who was killed in tuesday's shoot out with fugitive ex-police officer christopher dorner. the sheriff identified him as a 35-year-old mckay survived by his wife and a seven-year-old daughter and four-month-old son. the manhunt for dorner is officially over although they are still waiting for positive i.d. on the charred remains of a body believed to be dorner. officials removeed the remains yesterday from the cabin in big bear. the man carjacked before the shoot out is talking about it. >> he jumped out of the snow at me, gun drawn, big long rifle and pointed the gun at me and said i don't want to hurt you. the never says the cabin was not intentionally burned down to get him out but the canisters were fired in the cabin during a tear gas assault to flush him out. >> we have breaking news from treasure island. a live picture: power is out to
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the entire island. here is a look from atop mount tamalpais with the entire section on top where you usually see the island and lights on the island. we are told the energy company that supplies to the island is trying to figure out what caused the outage that began at 2:30 this morning so it has been 2 1/2 hours we have a call, now, to see how long it will take to get the power back on for those folks. the cause right now is unknown and being investigated. >> police are talking to witnesses in an effort to find a person who stabbed a san jose team. the victim was stabbed on east julian street next to the campus of san jose high school. he stumbled to north 21st where he died. you can see the taped off area where investigators spent several hours looking for evidence. police have not identified the teen or revealed the cause of the stabbing.
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>> in gilroy a search is underway if a couple who tried to lure a child into a car. our media partner, the mercury news, reports he was taking out the trash at his home when the incident occurred. the boy notice add tan car parkedded with a woman and man inside and they tried to get his attention but the boy got scared and ran to tell his parents. >> san mateo homeowner who claim as legal battle with the city is preventing him from living in his home will be in court today to fight an injunction. he told abc7 last month that he was spending nights in a tent in the front yard because the city red tagged his house and the city attorney said they have tried to work with the homeowner on the remodels for 10 years saying the house dangerous and lacks working humming and heating. the city wants to legally force the man to clean up or abandon the house. >> this morning officials at uc berkeley and fire investigators are look into why a transformer
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exploded in a vault and echoed across campus. no one was hurt and a small fire was quickly put out. >> on this valentine's day, same-sex couples will meet at san francisco city hall to apply for marriage licenses. there was a sit in last year as they were turned down. the sheriff deputies detained but released eight people who refused to leave the county clerk's office. supporters say this annual demonstration has never been more important as the u.s. supreme court prepares to hear landmark marriage equality cases next month. >> this morning, starting at 8:00, santa clara control will use aerial spraying to stop vicious biting mosquitoes from hatching. a helicopter is scheduled to begin spraying 700 acres of marsh in a national wildlife refuge including two marshes, and they say the spraying will last four hours and usually
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reduces the population of the mosquitoes in the south bay area by 90 percent, a big portion. >> 5:08. for the guys who forgot the valentine's day, how is the weather? >> you have to do it, foggy or not. >> no drugstore perfume? >> what? what? back to the drawing board. fog is the story this morning. sunshine this afternoon and you cannot say, wait, i give you valentine's day, it does not work. i can, maybe. no, kidding. here you go, the offshore wind is developing as high pressure is developing over our inland neighborhood and because of that it has trapped the moisture in the lowest layers at 700' is all depth we have. it will fade quickly when the sun comes up and we have total sunshine and by noon we are this with temperatures near 60 and mid-to-upper 60's through 4:00 and a mild evening tonight if you are headed out low-to-mid
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50's. now, the warm weather, out today and tomorrow, nice on saturday but the cooler weather slides in on sunday and into the holiday on monday. >> good morning,en, we have a nice clear morning through sap ralph if you are leave, marinwood, and the marin ymca, light conditions and it is clear with no fog. you will reach the fog by the time you get to the toll plaza of the golden gate bridge, the span right now is fog-free and clear, with the road work on the north portion of the span being picked up and patchy fog into san francisco and limited visibility so take care, there, and south 101 through marin, you will find road work. around tamalpais drive. >> 5:10. next, legal now, but a california lawmaker wants to ban hand free texting after a personal tragedy inspiring the effort.
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>> back to the future at san francisco's ferry building, the new ferry schedule
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>> fremont, palo alto, north bay, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> 5:13, state lawmaker is pushing a bill to ban hand free texting while you drive. the assemblyman cite as virginia
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text study showing it is as dangerous as traditional texting. researchers found voice-controlled texting requires higher mental demand and longer glances away from the road. >> the time for looking and being distracted is 4.6 seconds and 55 miles per hour that is a football field you are not paying attention to the drivers around you. to me that is not okay. >> you ban one free thing and next you. ban hand free talking. >> well, enforcement could be tough but the bill will get the first hearing this spring. >> santa clara county is planning what it hopes to be the bay area's biggest gun buy event scheduled for saturday manner 2 the scene county fairgrounds in san jose with guns and ammunition turned in for cash, no questions. officials say the boy back is a good way for people who do not want guns if their homes to get rid of them. signs are posted around the
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county in english, spanish, and vietnamese. >> this morning, a two day party celebrating the new span on the bay is a step closer to getting the green light. a committee the scene metropolitan transportation commission is recommending approval of the $5.6 million celebration. it includes a bicycle race, foot race, a concert, fireworks show and a public walk. a five day shut down of the span is planned starting on wednesday, august 28, and running through labor day on monday. the first 3 1/2 days are used to hookup the new eastern span to the old bridge, the new western side on the other side and the rest of closure is for the celebration. >> we will count down the days not new east were span of the bridge opens, 200 days to go. stay with abc7 news for the latest updates as construction continues. >> in the age of digital communication the san francisco ferry building is going old school. passengers can get their schedule information off this
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classic sign in the entry ray to the ferry building like the scoreboard at at&t park, officials say the mechanical schedule board adds a touch of retro style to the ferry building. >> i like it. >> love is in the air, right, for valentine's day, but, later, 1,000 people are expected in san francisco's plaza for the tradition of valentine's free for all when the ferry building clock tower strikes six and use pillows without feathers to wear something to cover their mouth and bring a bigged trash bag to help clean up. >> hopefully it will not rain. that will be sticky. >> we will find out. >> who would you hit first, me or eric? >> two pillows. >> diplomatic answer, i have known her longer i will get the
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first. >> depends on the weather forecast. >> sunshine. i will move out of the way quick ly. 5:17 is where we are, as we look down from the tower, and actually, east bay hills, we are looking to emeryville with so much fog it is hard to see. well talk about live doppler 7 hd, it is spinning up this on mt. st. helena for the next storm which is days away but they are picking up some of the clouds but they are not so close to the coast. we have a lot of fog out there and the coast is not exempt from that fog this morning. you can see the land breeze developing and that is why this fog is not going to hang around very long through most of the morning commute. temperatures updated and these are the 5:00 observations, our warmest weather fremont is 41
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and oakland is 42 and mountain view is 43 and antioch is 44 and 43 in san jose, and half moon bay is 45 and san francisco is 47 and everyone else is in the mid-to-upper 30's. around the monterey bay we have temperatures in the upper 30's to near 40 degrees. >> so, today, fog. fades quickly. we will have a lot of sunshine and warmer weather for valentine's day. milder today and through saturday and cooling trend and you will start to notice it sunday and monday and the wet pattern rolls in on tuesday and wednesday and temperatures below average to balance out this above average weather we are having and we will go from 67 in sunnyvale to 70 in los gatos and up the peninsula, 69 at lows am dose and low-to-mid 60's along the coast and my 60's downtown and south san francisco and toward the east bay shore, mid-to-upper 60's for you and temperatures ranging from 66 in brentwood to 68 in concord today
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and a last stop, down to the monterey bay, mid-to-upper 60's and a 70 in watt tonville and salinas and a run at 70 again tomorrow and by monday, temperatures are ten degrees cooler but dry and then cooler than that on tuesday and wednesday with the wet weather. >> walnut creek southbound 680 the tail lights headed around the curve toward 24, clear here with in fog. nice traffic conditions. everyone is moving the scene limit. bart, muni, and caltrain and everyone is on time and a great way to get around. we have road work out there, eastbound dumbarton in lanes until 6:00 this morning, fortunately the reverse commute. north 680, that also there until 6:00 a.m. >> you could be surprised how many people are loving up their pets for valentine's day. the bloomberg business report is coming up.
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>> and robin reports put on a brave face as she battle add rare blood disorder and this morning she is revealing the severe pain she was in and why she almost gave up. >> happy valentine's day, today my co-host and better half, donald driver, unforgettable wedding moments, some of the most creative moments and coupled that turned their wedding day disasters into marital bliss.have a great day. i'm rob nelson. this is $100,000.
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>> we have an update now on our breaking news story, power has been restored on treasure island moments ago after three hours in the dark. here is a live picture, they supply power to the island and they are saying while they have restored power, still looking dark but a bought of people are asleep and they are still investigating what caused the outage in the first place. president obama will discuss his "state of the union" address and people who have been selected will take part in the chat. ago is taking questions for the president through the white house youtube channel. >> chris christie has wrapped up a two day fundraising tour of san francisco with a visit to silicon valley. demonstrators surrounded the event hosted the scene palo alto
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home of mark zuckerberg speaking out against his cuts to women's health services. guests paid $3,800 each to get to the fundraiser and goes to christie's re-election race. zuckerberg and christie's connection go back several years and zuckerberg donated $100 million to newark public schools in 2010789. >> pets are getting more than hugs and kisses on valentine's day. >> they are being pampered. here is jane king with the bloomberg business report. >> good morning, more improvement in the housing market with foreclosures dropping 7 percent in january and down 28 percent from a year ago. partly because of new laws protecting california homeowners but the reverse in florida with foreclosures on the rise. thinking of switching jobs? the labor department shows the number of people value taylor -- of people voluntarily leaving is rising. if you feel animal love you are
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not alone, one in five americans show their pets some special love today and spend $815 million on good difficults for them. and pet owners are treating fish and horses and somalian malls to valentine's day treats^. that is the business report. >> now, the temperatures compared to yesterday, they are going to be warmer, santa rosa and san jose three degrees warmer through fremont, seven degrees warmer and mid-to-upper 60's and high pressure and dry air across the entire state, tahoe a cool spot at 49 and 50's around yosemite and 70's in los angeles and palm springs. >> happy valentine's day. a bit of fog out there to slow you down. the bay bridge toll plaza, the fog is settling down. we have a fog advisory for the span itself. traffic is looking pretty light.
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for delays there. out of antioch starting to get sluggish moving westbound on highway four. from the central valley, same thing, speeds of 40 miles per hour until you get to the altamont pass and it picks up there. kristen and eric? >> a lot has been made of the awkward moment when republican senator rubio took a sip of water during his republic response to president obama's address and jimmy kimmel is having fund with another part. >> i am fixated on the way he ended the speech. >> thank you for listening. god bless all of you. god bless our president. and may god continue to bless the united states of america. >> that is a perfectly hydrated smile, isn't it? he may not be president he does have a pretty good shot of becoming a dallas cowboys
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cheerleader. >> he airs weeknights at 11:35 the scene new time following abc7 news at 11 with "nightline" right after. >> the academy awards are aweek and a half away and we are the only place to watch the big show. you can get ready for the oscars with the official oscars app available on most smartphones. >> we are learning more of robin roberts' battle with a rare blood disorder. the "good morning america" anchor reveals for the first time there was a point after her september bone marrow transplant where she felt she was dying. she could not eat, drink, or get out of bed and recalls feeling like she was slipping away. look at her now! she will return to "good morning america" on february 20. she is doing great. coming up on "good morning america" starting at 7:00 a.m., new details on her road to recovery. >> looking forward to having her
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back. >> coming up, will it cost you more to ride bart? what is happening today that could mean passengers have to fork over extra cash. >> crime fighting or invasion of privacy? >> breaking news from south african olympic athlete is facing murder charges, double amputee is facing murder charge after the girlfriend is found
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, at 5:30, happy to have you with us on this big day, valentine's day. >> boys, get to it. get the shopping done. don't want to be doing news stories about you. mike? >> good morning, here is live doppler 7 hd, no need for the umbrella this morning.
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patience probably as there is thick fog in the north bay and some of that is spilling along the bay shore. not hitting some of the reporting stations and you can can see oakland is den miles visibility but emeryville camera is socked in. we have quarter-mile visibility at half moon bay and napa, and two in novato for the thicker spots. now, what will happen this afternoon on valentine's day, brighter the scene coast and warmer at 61 to 64. around the bay the temperatures top out at 63 to 70 and sunny inland, 66 to 69. enjoy warmth on valentine's day. >> the commute is socked in on east shore freeway. you can barely see the headlights on 80 moving westbound. they have the caltran road sign up that senators "dense fog" but you do not see them until you get on them because of the dense fog so it is a double whammy. bart and muni and caltrain are the great way to go.
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san mateo bridge drive is right there. >> breaking news, the double amputee sprinter known as "blade runner" is in south africa jail accused of murdering his girlfriend. katie marzullo has the latest details. >> eric, after the shooting we are learning more of the victim, 29-year-old reeva steenkamp. this is video of her. she was one of the 100 sexiest women in the world for two years running. her twitter account says she is a lawsuit school brought and model, and she was an entrepreneur who cared about empowering women and scheduled to give an inspirational talk at a school today. her boyfriend, south africa olympic runner, oscar pistorius, has charged with killing her. she was fund shot to death in his home this morning. police recovered a pistol there.
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investigators say oscar pistorius and reeva steenkamp were the only two in the house. police say there have been previous incidents of allegations of domestic violence the scene home. there are unconfirmed reports he mistook reeva steenkamp for an intruder but police say they were surprised to hear that theory. (inaudible). there have been allegations made that he shot she was a burglary but those allegations did not come from us. >> these are new pictures of oscar pistorius taken just now as he left jail headed for court. the appearance is scheduled for this afternoon. oscar pistorius is a sprint runner who double below the knee amputation. he was the first double amputee to participate in the olympics and he has also won gold medals in the paralympics.
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>> more developing news. the san bernardino sheriff says the manhunt for ex-police officer christopher dorner is over. officials are working to positively identify the charred remains of the body removed from the cabin near big bear where there was a showdown and we hear from the owners of the lodge who found dorner in a cabin. they knew it was him right away. >> i thought it could be the end. he talked to us. he tried to calm us down. he said very directly, he would not kill us. >> dorner was if a shoot out with police after being cornered inside a cabin on tuesday. the suspect presumed to be dorner killed a deputy and
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wounded another before the building was finally consumed by flames. the sheriff says the cabin was not intentionally burned down but he says "burners" were fired into the cabin during a tear gas assault to flush him out. >> in santa clara authorities will detonate what they describe as a "usable" bomb later this morning. c.h.p. officers found the bomb yesterday the scene home belonging to 45-year-old suspect. other explosive materials were discovered there and detonated on tuesday night. the deputy is in jail charges with making threats to a state senator who is expected to talk about the case later this morning. we are learning more about the suspect who is a software engineer who worked directly with apple co-founder wozniak who described him as a brilliant engineer. >> this is a live look the scene house where c.h.p. investigators have been on the team since
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thursday preparing to detonate the bomb in a bomb squad trailer to contain the blast some time after day break. cornell bernard will have more in the next half hour. >> developing news, alameda county sheriff deputies are looking if a shooter after a young man was fatally shot at a school in san leandro. amy is live the scene scene with the latest. >> it happened outside this elementary school. southwest gators are still here on the scene and been here all night. it happened last night at 9:00, a call that shots were fired. they found a young adult man, possibly 18 or 19. they are not sure. they say he was killed in the incident and they have not made any arrests. investigators are looking for schools and blocked off a huge section of this area here in front of the school. no word on when it will re-open,
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if it will re-open in time for school to start. this is in san leandro. it is alameda county sheriff who is here investigating this and this is the first murder of the year for the alameda county sheriff. we will bring you updates as we follow the developing story through the day. >> breaking news at hillside elementary school in san leandro and we will keep our eye point. also, the bart board will take the first step in a controversial plan to raise fares and parking fees for commuters for years to come. the agency is considering increasing fares by 5.2 percent to deal with long listen term budget problems that average 18 cents a ride starting next year, and it calls for raising fees the scene business of the bart parking lots by 50 cents. the board will discuss the proposal in oakland at 9:00 this morning so you can have your
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say. >> this morning a san bruno elementary school will close at end of the school year after a budget do save it fell short. the school board debated until midnight before voting to close the health try school to ease a $1.5 million deficit. the school located near the site of the 2010 deadly gas line explosion was nearly closed last year but the community argued the kids had been through teach. only 65 students currently attend and some will be transferred a mile away. >> the alameda county sheriff will make a pitch to authorize a surveillance drone and goes before the board of supervisors to get approval for the $31,000 drone. he says the unmanned aircraft will be used for search-and-rescue situations and monitor fleeing suspects. in december, supervisors postponed a vote over pressure from privacy advocates including the american civil liberties union. there will be demonstrators
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before the meeting the scene county administration building in oakland. >> it is valentine's day. and i am getting all choked up over the exciting things the guys will do for their loved ones. >> mike? >> we need some tips with jason if she is already choked up. >> most neighborhoods are warmer this morning than yesterday. you can see concord and fremont and mountain view are the same and everyone else is three to five degrees warmer. no need to worry about frost with mid-to-upper 30's in many neighborhoods and check out fairfield, oakland, san francisco, redwood city and fremont andant job and mountain view and san jose, low-to-mid 40's and milder temperatures there. through the morning, we will hang out in the mid-30's to mid-40's inland toward the coast with fog dense along the bay shore and more widespread in the north bay. we will have sunshine quicker than the last two days, and it will be sunny by noon with
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temperatures around 60 and we will be in the mid-60's and maybe a few upper 60's around the bay as we head through 4:00, and it hook like it will be mild evening, with no weather worries. enjoy the low-to-mid 50's. through friday, saturday, and sunday, you can see the heat tomorrow rises and sunday we start to see cooler weather. sue? limited visibility on the bay bridge, with heavy fog advisory and the light traffic conditions so you may want some extra time because limited visibility on the upper and lower deck. antioch, looking slow there as you move toward pittsburg a typical slowing from there and looking at 15 minute drive into the concord area from highway 242. kristen? >> east bay community left in the dark. next, how people there are dealing with what could be a dangerous situation. >> crippled crews, a homecoming
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>> daly city, dub dublin los gatos and all bay area.
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>> the biggest airline is a step closer to reality this morning following a merger between american airlines and us airways. the boards of both approves the deal and it will be officially announced at 8:00 our time in a news conference. the deal u.n. be approved by the bankruptcy judge and u.s. air shareholders but if it goes through this leaves u.s. travel dominated by four major airlines: american, united, delta and southwest. they would control three 40s of all airline traffic. >> redwood city is the latest city on the peninsula to implement a ban on plastic bags voting march 11 to require shoppers to use re-useable bag or pay ten cents for a paper bag. if approve the ban take effect april 21, earth day. >> volunteers armed with flashlights are patrolling
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trailers in concord near the north concord bart station because the lights have been out for months after copper thefts. thieves struck again last week blacking out ten street lights. some residents do not feel safe. >> 4:30 in the morning on the bicycle, if i hit someone, we are going to the hospital. it would be nice if the lights worked. >> we install warnings so pedestrians know the lights are out as they enter the path. >> concord has spent $1 million to replace the stolen conner wiring. >> the world series champion giants are in arizona for spring cleaning with pitchers and catchers taking field for the first time yesterday already. lost uniforms in spring training. the new look of tim is on display there the long hair a thing of the past. no sign of any rumored ill will between he and mvp catcher.
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they both want to develop chemistry as early as possible. tim is changing the look in preparation in hopes of reclaiming the cy young winning form of 2008 and 2009. the giants first spring training game is a week from saturday against the angels. >> we are talking baseball. didn't football season end an hour ago. >> it feels like baseball season already, right? it is so warm. >> tough when your team plays the world series, the last game, and super bowl, which is the last game. we are running together. now, good morning, everyone, check out the fog that we have outside there, can you see it on the embarcardero, not as thick as the shot from emeryville, the beautiful picture there, but that gives you an idea of how widespread and patchy fog the dense fog is in nature. look at live doppler 7 hd, absolutely no radar returns. in fact, you can see the clouds
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moving away, the mid-and-upper level clouds moving away from the coast and lower clouds are 700' deep so it only take as couple of hours of sunshine to get rid of them so they will build here for the morning couple mute. from 36 in santa rosa to san francisco's 47. oakland at 42 and san jose at 43 this morning and temperatures in the upper 30's to near 40 around the monterey bay and inland. fog fades quickly to sunny valentine day and milder weather today and tomorrow and saturday but then the pattern changes and opens the door for the wet weather, tuesday and wednesday, and more to come after that. today, nothing but sunshine this afternoon, and temperatures above average mid-to-upper 60's, 63 at half moon bay, and near 69 in santa rosa, and fremont, and los gatos may hit 70 for the warm spot around the bay area. you can see 70's around clear lake and cloverdale and we will hit mid 60's at monterey and
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everyone else around the bay and inland, 69 to 71 degrees. tonight, mild again without the fog and will 39 in santa rosa, and 48 in san francisco and milder temperatures overnight. here are the two areas of high pressure as the one over the land becomes more dominant we will get that land breeze developing and it will be warm today and tomorrow but the jet stream stays to the north through monday and japan, this storm came up and this is what we are watching for the wet weather in the coldest temperatures next tuesday and wednesday so we will walk through it: mid-60's to near 70 today and tomorrow and low-to-upper 60's for saturday, and you can see by monday we are in the mid-50's the scene coast and only 60's for the rest of us and cooler only low-to-mid 50's with a chance of rain tuesday and wednesday. have a great day. sue? >> a stall eastbound, the reverse commute on 80 blocking
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the left lane, c.h.p. may have to run a traffic break to get that cleared out so you may find temporary slowing in the eastbound direction. otherwise, a look at drive times out of novato southbound 101 the east shore freeway westbound less than 20 minutes and 880 and i will show you thing for that is starting to lift through emeryville and the hold lights headed eastbound, it is thick out there with the fog advisory the scene bay bridge. >> medical personnel will be meeting the 4,000 people on board the crippled carnal cruise ship when it docks in mobile, alabama, the triumph cruise ship is being towed by two boats after the engine was knocked out. food is scarce and there is no air conditioning and bathrooms are backing up, so miserable conditions. the passengers will be bussed to new orleans with 15,000 hotel rooms waiting. more on the nightmare cruise and what people had to endure coming
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>> good morning, 5:52. happy valentine's day. a live look outside, this is from our camera, the east bay hills looking west toward san francisco. see the fog? the low clouds sitting over the bay? that could cause visibility issues for you this morning. warmer this morning because of it, as well. now, mike nicco but, first, we have news. >> police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who injured a woman and a child walking across an oakland street. we were over the scene as police investigated the accident yesterday evening. both victims were taken to the hospital with injuries that are not considered life threatening. miss have not released a description of the vehicle or driver involved in the hit-and-run accident. >> equipment failure is the cause for an outage that left a strip of the embarcardero water front in the dark from the ferry building to south of the bay
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bridge what no electricity going at 6:45. traffic signals and streetlightsen out. the energy company provided citizen operators. >> they are wanting people to be careful of of helium balloons tt can cause big problems if they float into the power lanes. the biggest concerns are electrical outages when the power lines are compromised and they recommended you keep them indoors if possible. most important, if it is tangled in a power line, never try to recover that balloon. never. that is why i recommend chocolate. so much more practical. >> they are never tangled up in the power lines.
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now, the temperatures today and how much warmer they are compared to average, san francisco is 64 and three degrees warmer than average, and livermore at 68, eight degrees warmer than average and temperatures running high for this time of the year but not the scene records, we would have to be in the 70's. the entire state is rain-free state running from 58 in eureka to mid-to-upper 60's around big sur and for examples know and low-to-mid 70's in palm springs and tahoe is 49 degrees. happy valentine's day. >> happy valley tine's day. the fog is lifting for emory visit camera. the tail lights headed westbound 80 toward the macarthur maze and the headlights headed eastbound and that is good news because visibility is limited. we have a stall at 880 and they have to run a traffic break to
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get it out of there. >> taylor farms is recalling spinach over fears of e. coli sold here in california. the spinach comes in 16-ounce trays. so far, no illness has been reported. >> the contends of the monster energy drinks will remain the same but the labels will change. company officials will change the supplement facts listed on the side of the cans to nutrition facts and they will show how much caffeine the drink contains. the change means monster will no longer have to meet the stringent federal guidelines required of supplements and reflects extra scrutiny the industry has been getting from the food and drug administration over the safety of the ingredients. >> the san francisco zoo has a new addition, the first video of the sumatra tiger cub born to
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its mother. they will not know for a couple of weeks if it is a girl or boy. there are fewer than 400 believed alive in the wild. >> such beautiful creatures. they look to wonderful and tame when they are small. now, two bay area school districts, and two different stories as one is ready to expand and the other is about to close the campus. authorities detonated the explosive and now we learn more about the man they say is responsible and the state lawmaker he is accused of target ing. >> you probably clean the lint trap in your dryer but there is a gadget that promises to get all of that particular job done. committee clear .
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news this is abc7 news. >> good morning, it is 5:359 on valentine's day and now, i am kristen sze on this valentine's day. now the weather forecast. if you like warm weather and sunshine, that is what we have, you can see the mid-level clouds being blown away from the coast but we have fog trapped around 700' so watch out it is patchy fog and dense in some areas like half moon bay is reporting quarter of a mile and napa quarter-mile visibility but you can see thing for out there. mild, though, mid-40's and near 60 by noon and mid-60's for most of us during the afternoon hours. it will be milder this evening if you have plans low-to-mid
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50's. foggy in the north bay inland valleys through 7:00 and notice how quickly we have hazy sunshine and upper 50's at noon committee will have low-to-upper 60's with sunshine and cooler inland but milder than the last couple of ensure at 47 to 52 with clouds along the coast this morning and low-to-mid 50's and a land breeze kicks in and shows how the clouds will be hazy and sunny by 4:00 and upper 50's to low 60's. enjoy the valentine's day. the big traffic story is limited visibility on the bay bridge but we are seeing on the camera shots it is lifting and no metering lights and delays if you pay cash and sluggish move into the city, and stall and reverse commute 580, you can see slow traffic from the central valley to the altamont pass and eastbound 80, th